The Scottish Government’s green watchdog suppressed a critical report on pollution after private lobbying by the fish farming industry.
At least 45 lochs around Scotland’s coast have been contaminated by toxic pesticides from fish farms that can harm wildlife and human health.
Lucrative plans for the world’s biggest salmon farm around Orkney or Shetland would “abjectly” fail pollution limits and make “fools” of Scotland’s environmental watchdog.
A major fish farming company has killed more than 175,000 of its caged salmon in Scotland while trying to treat them.
Scotland’s salmon farming industry will lose its biggest £200 million export market to the US if it persists in shooting seals.
Hundreds of seals shot around Scotland’s coasts were pregnant, feeding their young or failed to die instantly, according to a new study.